No interest in post of Prez: Madhav Kumar Nepal

Published On: November 18, 2017 08:27 PM NPT By: Republica

CPN-UML senior leader and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal is very active in poll campaigning following the formation of Left Alliance. Leader Nepal, who is a candidate from the alliance from Kathmandu constituency 2, is confident on clear majority of the alliance.

NC wrestles with UML to safeguard its legacy in Mustang

Published On: November 18, 2017 09:25 AM NPT By: Republica

POKHARA, Nov 17: With the arrival of winter, the temperature of the mountainous district of Mustang is decreasing day by day. However, the fever of the upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly elections has heated up the atmosphere. There is only one constituency in the district.

Govt yet to identify anti-poll forces

Published On: November 18, 2017 07:40 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Even after repeated incidents of violent attacks on the election campaigns of senior political leaders including government ministers, the government is yet to identify those involved in the attacks.

Oli lambasts Dr KC, Kamal Thapa

Published On: November 18, 2017 06:22 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Friday leveled fierce criticism at Dr Govinda KC, who has been crusading for  reforms in medical education and the health sector, and at Kamal Thapa, chairman of Rastriya Prajatantra Party .

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Yu Hong has called for policy stability in Nepal to further promote trade and investment between the two countries.

Vehicle in Mahat's poll campaign ambushed, five injured

Published On: November 18, 2017 01:58 AM NPT By: Bhagawati Lama

NUWAKOT, Nov 17: Amid continuing attacks on election candidates in districts, one of the vehicles used by the election campaign of senior Nepali Congress leader and former finance minister Nepali Congress leader Ram Sharan Mahat was ambushed in Nuwakot district on Friday. While Mahat escaped unhurt, five of his supporters who were in the ambushed vehicle were injured. The vehicle was destroyed in the attack. Mahat was visiting various villages as part of his election campaign.

Candidates promise infrastructural development

Published On: November 18, 2017 01:42 AM NPT By: Republica

As the election date draws closer, candidates of the provincial and parliamentary election are seen more vocal and clearer about their agenda. Those in the contest have been trying to woo voters with all their might. In this context, Republica talked to the candidates from Ilam. Excerpts.

Eight poll candidates are private school owners

Published On: November 18, 2017 01:10 AM NPT By: Ruby Rauniyar

Among the eight candidates, seven belong to the Private and Boarding Schools Organization Nepal (PABSON) while one belongs to the National Private and Boarding Schools Association Nepal (NPABSAN).

Vote counting after completion of both rounds: EC

Published On: November 18, 2017 01:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATMANDU, Nov 17: The Election Commisison (EC) has said that counting of votes of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections will be conducted only after conclusion of both rounds of the elections. The first round of the elections will be held in 32 districts on November 26 and the second round will be held the the remaining districts on December 7.

Bonn, (Germany), Nov 17: Minister for Population and Environment Mithila Chaudhary has said that Nepal will embrace the concept adopted by the G 77China and the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) on the climate change and its impact.